13 Common Cognitive Distortions - Live Well with Sharon Martin
What are cognitive distortions? Cognitive distortions are also known as thinking errors, thinking distortions, irrational thoughts, distorted thoughts, and negative automatic thoughts. Cognitive distortions are ways that you twist up your thinking to see yourself, your situation, and other people in a negative light. They’re basically your mind playing tricks on you; convincing you […]
Top 50 THINGS I CAN CONTROL Fortune Tellers: School Counseling Lesson & Game
What kid do you know who doesn't love a good old fashioned fortune teller? This paper craft game will not only have your students begging to play more, but will also help them step into their power as they identify and reflect on what's in their control, the kind of choices they can make, and the st...
Research suggests up to two-thirds of Americans are deficient in magnesium. That's a big number—and it means most people can benefit from supplementing with the right type of magnesium. When you're deficient in magnesium, you can experience a wide variety of negative symptoms, including leg cramps, insomnia, fatigue, anxiety, diabetes, migraines, and heart problems. Low serum magnesium concentrations have even been linked to higher rates of mortality. So, why are so many people deficient in…
18 Signs You Lack Personal Boundaries (and Feel Constantly Used) ⋆ LonerWolf
Personal boundaries are the mental, emotional, and physical walls we create to protect ourselves from being used, manipulated, or violated by others. If you constantly feel controlled, pressured, manipulated, coerced, bullied, or dominated by others, learn how to reclaim your power. It is your BIRTHRIGHT.
How to Adopt A New Healthy Habit (And Stick To It!) | Collective Gen
Hey guys! Welcome back to the Healthy Habits Series! Once again this year I'm saying bye to that, and hello to healthy habits. So you want to add or adopt a new healthy habit to your routine, but don't know how. Well we're here to share with you how you can get started on that... and hopefully stick with it!
How to know yourself: 7 essential keys to a happy life
Learning how to know yourself is the foundation for building a life as unique as you are. Knowing your dreams and fears, strengths and weaknesses, areas of confidence and insecurity help you create what you want in life, but also help you avoid potential roadblocks. Without knowing yourself, you're more likely to
Boundaries: The Solution for Feeling Overwhelmed - Sharon Martin, LCSW Counseling San Jose and Campbell, CA
Jill feels overwhelmed. Jill has been working 12-hour days all week. She’s barely seen her son, let alone spent any quality time with him, which leaves her feeling guilty. Her 11-year-old is nagging her to have three friends over to watch a movie on Friday night, but Jill is exhausted. It’s Mother’s Day weekend and she still hasn’t gotten […]